New Cosponsor — Dec 3, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. John Tierney [D-MA6, 1997-2014]
The bill now has 26 cosponsors (19 Democrats, 7 Republicans).
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May 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on May 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: May 14, 2013
Length: 5 pages
To amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from requesting additional medical examinations of veterans who have submitted sufficient medical evidence provided by non-Department medical professionals and to improve the efficiency of processing certain claims for disability compensation by veterans, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1980”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1980 — 113th Congress: Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1980
“H.R. 1980 — 113th Congress: Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1980>
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